The Castafiore Emerald by Hergé

The Castafiore Emerald

Tintin #21

Hergé with Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper (Translator), Michael Turner (Translator)

fiction comics adventurous funny lighthearted medium-paced

62 pages | first published 1963

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The classic graphic novel. When Tintin and Captain Haddock happen across a community of gypsies they invite them home... just as Bianca Castafiore, the famous opera singer, decides to visit Tintin. It's chaos at Marlinspike Hall, and then a precio...
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funny 100%
adventurous 50%
lighthearted 25%
mysterious 25%
relaxing 25%


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slow 28%

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